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U.S. Dollar Index
The U.S. Dollar Index (USDX, DXY, DX, or, informally, the “Dixie”) is an index (or measure) of the value of the United States dollar relative to a basket of foreign currencies, often referred to as a basket of U.S. trade partners’ currencies. The Index goes up when the U.S. dollar gains “strength” (value) when compared to other currencies. The index is designed, maintained,
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Blues rock
Blues rock is a fusion genre and form of rock music that relies on the chords/scales and instrumental improvisation of blues. It is mostly an electric ensemble-style music with instrumentation similar to electric blues and rock (electric guitar, electric bass guitar, and drums, sometimes with keyboards and harmonica). From its beginnings in the early to mid-1960s,
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Command, Control, and Information (C2I)
By Smartenyclopedia Staff Command, Control, and Information (C2I) is a strategic framework and operational concept utilized in military organizations and various other fields to facilitate effective decision-making, communication, and coordination. It encompasses three key components: Command, Control, and Information, each playing a crucial role in achieving organizational objectives. Command Command
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Signals intelligence (SIGINT)
Signals intelligence (SIGINT) is the act and field of intelligence-gathering by interception of signals, whether communications between people (communications intelligence—abbreviated to COMINT) or from electronic signals not directly used in communication (electronic intelligence—abbreviated to ELINT). Signal intelligence is a subset of intelligence collection management. As classified and sensitive information is usually encrypted, signals intelligence may necessarily involve cryptanalysis (to decipher the messages). Traffic analysis—the study of who is
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Unit 8200
Unit 8200 (Hebrew: יחידה 8200, Yehida shmone matayim “Unit eight two-hundred”) is an Israeli Intelligence Corps unit of the Israel Defense Forces responsible for clandestine operation, collecting signal intelligence (SIGINT) and code decryption, counterintelligence, cyberwarfare, military intelligence, and surveillance. Military publications include references to Unit 8200 as the Central Collection Unit of the Intelligence Corps, and it is sometimes referred to
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AN/SPY-7(V)1
The AN/SPY-7(V)1 is the official designation of an LRDR-derivative used with the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System. It represents a significant advancement in naval radar technology and plays a crucial role in various defense systems worldwide. Designation and Development The AN/SPY-7(V)1 designation signifies its lineage within the LRDR family. It
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NC3 − nuclear command and control and communications
Nuclear Command, Control, and Communications (NC3) is a vital aspect of a nation’s defense infrastructure, specifically tailored to manage and coordinate the deployment, operation, and protection of nuclear weapons. NC3 systems form a complex network of technologies, protocols, and procedures aimed at ensuring the secure and reliable command and control
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C2I – Command, Control & Intelligence
Command, Control, and Intelligence (C2I) is a crucial framework within military and organizational structures, encompassing a comprehensive set of processes, technologies, and methodologies aimed at facilitating effective decision-making, information sharing, and operational coordination. C2I integrates elements of command and control with intelligence gathering and analysis to enable superior situational awareness
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AC2 – Aviation Command & Control
Aviation Command & Control (AC2) is a critical component of modern military operations, encompassing a range of technologies and procedures designed to coordinate and manage aviation assets in various tactical scenarios. It plays a vital role in facilitating efficient communication, enhancing situational awareness, and enabling timely decision-making in dynamic operational
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